Origin of mom
short for momma
- middle of month.
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Examples from the Web for mom
I meant no harm by it, but I remembered how this person talked, and I did it for my Mom and she was not into it.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness
January 7, 2015
Not only does his mom live in Brooklyn, but he also has a child with a woman there.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish
December 22, 2014
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.Congress’ Gift That Keeps on Giving
P. J. O’Rourke
December 20, 2014
In another phone call two days later, Wright asked his mom who had the car.The Navy ‘Hero’ Who Pimped an HIV-Positive Teen
December 11, 2014
Witnesses say his last words were “it hurt” and “call my mom.”Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls
December 4, 2014
"We'll go through the woods," said Mom Beck, lifting her over the fence.
Mom Beck had stepped into the pantry for more eggs for the cake she was making.
"Don't send Mom Beck with me," she pleaded, when the time came to start.
His mom said, “Never be ashamed”, But classmates said, “He should be tamed!”
Next weekend my mom and dad are going to Saturn for a barbeque.
- mainly US and Canadian an informal word for mother 1
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Word Origin and History for mom
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